Every bottle of booze, wine or spirits you buy should come with a cap. If for some reason it doesn’t or you lost it, you can use this rooster-shaped one. It’s red, it’s elegant, but its name is really all that matters. It’s called the Cock Blocker. The name alone is worth the eight bucks. Isn’t it?
A little Kahlua & milk in the mustache is one thing, but the Dude would not be down for Sombrero rings on the table or spills on the rug. Definitely not the rug. If you want to keep the whole living room tied together, get a stack of letter-press Lebowski paper coasters. No mess, no stress.
Here’s a solid way to chill your shots. Pop these soapstone shot glasses in the freezer for a bit and they’ll be ready when the guests arrive. Milled in Perkinsville, Vermont at the nation’s oldest soapstone workshop, they come in sets of four each holding 2 ounces of your favorite spirit.
One for the road? How about wine for the road? This handmade bike wine rack is constructed with vegetable-tanned leather and brass fasteners for a retro-Euro look that goes great with an afternoon wine buzz. Proudly made in Montreal and adjustable to fit 3 sizes of bottles.
With all your spare time, are you really going to squeeze in becoming a craft brewer? Doubtful. Like every guy who’s ever brewed homemade beer, you just want to crack a few with your buddies. Do it then. Buy this remote control beer making system and when the green light turns on, it’s time to drink. Okay, there’s a bit more to it than that, but not much.
Isn’t it cute? Use this darling little corkscrew to open your reds, your whites, even your pinks (admit it). Just remember, if you mix and match, you’ll wake up the next morning feeling like you got sucker-punched with the business end of these Bourgeois Brass Knuckles.
You’ve been talking about brewing your own beer since college. Maybe the simple home systems from Synergy will finally turn you into the brewmaster you need to be. The Oregon-based metalworkers at Synergy make complete, handcrafted, stainless steel home brewing systems. Their simple, durable and hygienic systems make learning the craft of brewing almost as fun as tipping back a cold one. We said almost.
Hard as it is, proper whisky etiquette demands restraint. But who wants to watch their portion size when it comes to quaffing a nicely aged Scotch? Seriously. Maybe the hole in the glass will help keep you within your legal limit. Designed to give the Scotch more air in the glass, this unique serving set turns a simple drink into a worthy ritual. The kit includes a carafe, 3 glasses, a metal serving base, and of course a bottle of Ballantine’s Aged 12 Years.
You don’t have to be a heavy drinker to appreciate these wooden palette coasters from Barcelona-based, Labyrinth. Made from real wood, these stackable coasters carry your “fragile” cargo safely from the bar to the coffee table without incident. As long as you keep “this side up”, your drink will reach its destination—your liver—in perfect working order. Shipping & Handling not included.
If this cocktail shaker instantly calls to mind a can of Krylon spray paint, read no further. If you draw a blank, here’s the quick & dirty: Graffiti artists have been using Krylon paints since Day One. In Hip-Hop culture, the Krylon logo is an established icon. Now you know. Shake up a few martinis and see if you can create your own urban masterpiece.